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Articles About Housing Crisis
May 29, 2014
Did America Learn Anything From the Housing Crisis?
If affordable loans were made to those with credit scores that were accepted prior to the crisis, the pool of potential borrowers could grow by millions.
March 25, 2014
Housing Prices Gains Cooled in January, But Analysts Aren’t Concerned
Property values rose 13.2 percent from a year ago, the smallest gain recorded since August.
February 25, 2014
JPMorgan Looks for the Right Mix of Cost-Cutting and Compensation
JPMorgan is undergoing a period of transition, cutting costs with one hand and giving raises with the other.
February 24, 2014
Fannie Mae Will Beat Bailout Payback by $5 Billion
With its next $7 billion payout to the U.S. Treasury, Fannie Mae will return $5 billion more than the government invested in its bailout.
January 22, 2014
Housing Market Enjoys Rebound From Lower Interest Rates
Despite expectations, mortgage applications and refinancing activity increased as interest rates fell.
December 30, 2013
Home Values to Log Best Year Since the Housing Bubble
Home values remain strong as we close out 2013, but the pace is slowing.
December 24, 2013
Surging Home Prices Reach Highest Level Since 2005
The House Price Index has now logged 21 consecutive monthly price increases.
December 21, 2013
10 Healthiest Housing Markets in America
The Zillow Market Health Index aims to illustrate the current health of a region’s housing market relative to other markets across the nation.
November 10, 2013
Why Bank of America Thinks the DOJ Lawsuits Are Baseless
BofA reps are saying the charges are baseless as they stand under the category of the securities law invoked. Will the bank's lawyers lose another fight?
October 26, 2013
Did JPMorgan Hit Bottom With This $5.1B Housing Settlement?
The bank's latest payout was announced by federal housing regulators. Will it extend JPMorgan's record housing settlement even further?
October 23, 2013
The Jury’s In: Bank of America is Guilty
A federal jury determined Wednesday that Bank of America is liable for defrauding Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac.
October 23, 2013
Here’s Why Big Banks Need Advil for Pounding Legal Headaches
J.P. Morgan has been having legal headaches for the past year, and it's not the only bank to suffer so.
October 23, 2013
Are Government Lawyers Dragging BofA Down the Rabbit Hole?
The federal government has alleged that Countrywide sold Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac billions of dollars of toxic mortgage loans.
August 07, 2013
Why is the Justice Department Coming Down on Bank of America?
The Justice Department is suing Bank of America for allegedly defrauding investors by underestimating the quality of mortgage backed securities
June 26, 2013
Report: Poor Math Skills Contributed to Mortgage Crisis
If math isn’t your strong suit, a new study suggests thinking twice before getting a mortgage.
May 08, 2013
Why the Student Loan Bubble Looks Like the Housing Crisis
Bankers warned the Fed that growth in student-loan debt has parallels to the housing crisis...
November 29, 2011
Former Treasury Secretary Paulson Warned Hedge Funds of Fannie and Freddie Takeover
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson reportedly met with several hedge fund managers in July 2008, giving them early warning that a government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac was a very real possibility...
November 18, 2011
California Launches Investigation Into Fannie and Freddie
Investigators with the California attorney general's office have subpoenaed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as part of an inquiry into lending and foreclosure practices in the state...
November 16, 2011
Why Did Newt Gingrich Take $1.5 Million from Freddie?
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich finds himself in the spotlight today over huge payments he received from federally-backed housing agency Freddie Mac...
January 09, 2011
HOUSE OF THE WEEK: Hank Paulson Loses $1 Million On His D.C. Home
I guess this didn't go as well as his Goldman Sachs trade ...